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California Appellate Report

California Appellate Report

Thoughts on recent Ninth Circuit and California appellate cases, by University of San Diego School of Law Professor Shaun Martin.

http://calapp.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 13

    Kirzhner v. Mercedes-Benz USA (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 13, 2017)

    Kirzhner v. Mercedes-Benz USA (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 13, 2017)
    "This case under the Song-Beverly Consumer Warranty Act (Civ. Code, § 1790 et seq., Act), concerned an allegedly defective car which could not be repaired after multiple attempts. Plaintiff Allen Kirzhner accepted an offer of compromise…
  • Dec 12

    People v. Rubino (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 12, 2017)

    People v. Rubino (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 12, 2017)
    Joseph Rubino is caught on surveillance video trying to burn down the office of the mobile home park in which he resides.  He doesn't have a very good defense at all.He ultimately gets sentenced to probation plus a year in jail.Which is…
  • Dec 11

    In Re R.G. (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 11, 2017)

    In Re R.G. (Cal. Ct. App. - Dec. 11, 2017)
    Your children are rarely perfect.  Perfection is pretty darn hard to achieve.And, even short of perfection, it's often helpful to remember that things could be far worse.That's true for sons, and it's true for daughters.  Today…
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Opinio Juris

Opinio Juris

Covers international law and international relations.

http://opiniojuris.org
  • Dec 13

    The Puzzling US Submission About the Aggression Amendment

    The Puzzling US Submission About the Aggression Amendment
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller The US submission to the ASP regarding the aggression amendments  has finally appeared. It is not very long — about 1.5 pages — but manages to pack in a good number of false claims and…
  • Dec 11

    Against (False) Consensus — the ASP and the Aggression Amendment

    Against (False) Consensus — the ASP and the Aggression Amendment
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Although many important issues will be discussed this week at the Assembly of States Parties (ASP), none will be quite so momentous as the decision to activate the ICC’s jurisdiction over the…
  • Dec 5

    Reminder: Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law

    Reminder: Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law
    by Kevin Jon Heller by Kevin Jon Heller Reminder: Deadline for Applications for Seventh Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law—May 28, 29 and 30, 2018 This is a brief reminder that applications for the Seventh Annual Junior…
Rank this Week: 166

madisonian.net

madisonian.net

Coves law, society, and technology. By University of Pittsburgh professor Mike Madison, Loyola University Chicago professor Brett Frischmann and Seton Hall Law professor Frank Pasquale.

http://madisonian.net
  • Oct 17

    Leadership for New Lawyer

    Leadership for New Lawyer
    I gave a short presentation recently on a leadership course that I’ve developed at Pitt Law. The slide deck – without audio – follows. A full account of the course is available here. A shorter and sweeter version is here.
  • May 3

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt

    There Are No Poor People in the Rust Belt
    What? In recent days, I’ve come across not one but two online features that celebrate contemporary Pittsburgh for its economic and cultural sexiness. Largely because of the regional tech economy, the millennials and GenXers who dominate…
  • May 1

    The Future of Law Teaching

    The Future of Law Teaching
    The faculty of the St. Louis University School of Law invited me to deliver the 2017 Vincent C. Immel Lecture on Teaching Law on April 20, 2017. The lecture was and is not designed for journal publication, but I thought that some (including…
Rank this Week: 162

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Chinese Law Prof Blog

Edited by Donald C. Clarke.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/china_law_prof_blog/
  • May 1

    Moving my blog site

    Moving my blog site
    Dear readers, Time to put The China Collection in your blog reader. After twelve years (I started in May 2005) and almost a million visits here at the Chinese Law Prof Blog, I'm making some major changes in my blogging....
  • Apr 17

    How to become a China lawyer

    How to become a China lawyer
    Here's a good blog post on that subject by Dan Harris at the China Law Blog. Must reading for students interested in this practice area.
  • Apr 15

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie

    Full Private Land Ownership Returns to China’s Citie
    Did that headline get your attention? If...
Rank this Week: 169

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

Constitutional Law Prof Blog

By Steven D. Schwinn and Ruthann Robson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/conlaw/
Rank this Week: 202

Elder Law Prof Blog

Elder Law Prof Blog

Edited by Kim Dayton, Rebecca C. Morgan and Katherine C. Pearson.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/elder_law/
  • Dec 13

    "Snake Oil," Tattoos & Why Some Hospice Doctors Prefer Medical Powers of Attorney

    "Snake Oil," Tattoos & Why Some Hospice Doctors Prefer Medical Powers of Attorney
    Are games and food supplements that promise to stave off the onset of dementia the modern day version of "snake oil?" I promised to write more about the Aging Brain Conference at Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor…
  • Dec 13

    When "Emergencies" Last for Months -- and the Impact on Senior

    When "Emergencies" Last for Months -- and the Impact on Senior
    Over the last several weeks, I've been in an ongoing conversation with a good friend who operates a court-appointed special advocate program and guardianship agency in St. Croix, Virgin Islands. I've visited her several times over the years,…
  • Dec 12

    Legal Implications of Biomarkers for Dementia Highlight ASU's Conference on "The Aging Brain"

    Legal Implications of Biomarkers for Dementia Highlight ASU's Conference on "The Aging Brain"
    The "Aging Brain" Conference hosted by Arizona State University's Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law held on December 8, 2017 at the Sandra Day O'Connor United States Courthouse in Phoenix (that's a double helping of Sandra!) proved…
Rank this Week: 225

Truth on the Market

Truth on the Market

Commentary on business law, antitrust, and corporate governance by law professors and economists. By Adam Mossoff, Ben Sperry, Eric Helland, Geoffrey Manne, Gus Hurwitz, Larry Ribstein, Mike Sykuta, Paul Rubin and Thom Lambert.

http://truthonthemarket.com/
  • Dec 13

    The destiny of telecom regulation is antitrust

    The destiny of telecom regulation is antitrust
    This week the FCC will vote on Chairman Ajit Pai’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order. Once implemented, the Order will rescind the 2015 Open Internet Order and return antitrust and consumer protection enforcement to primacy in Internet…
  • Dec 13

    Abandon Title II, Return to Antitrust

    Abandon Title II, Return to Antitrust
    Just in time for tomorrow’s FCC vote on repeal of its order classifying Internet Service Providers as common carriers, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has published my op-ed entitled The FCC Should Abandon Title II and Return to Antitrust.…
  • Dec 12

    FCC-FTC Plans for Welfare-Enhancing Cooperation on Online Consumer Protection

    FCC-FTC Plans for Welfare-Enhancing Cooperation on Online Consumer Protection
    As the Federal Communications (FCC) prepares to revoke its economically harmful “net neutrality” order and replace it with a free market-oriented “Restoring Internet Freedom Order,” the FCC and the Federal Trade…
Rank this Week: 220

Neuroethics & Law Blog

Neuroethics & Law Blog

An interdisciplinary forum for legal and ethical issues related to the brain and cognition. By University of San Diego School of Law Professor Adam Kolber.

http://kolber.typepad.com/ethics_law_blog/
  • Dec 7

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)

    PEBS Neuroethics Roundup (JHU)
    Human Head Transplants Are About to Happen in China: But Where Are the Bodies Coming From?, Newsweek AI-Controlled Brain Implants for Mood Disorders Tested in People, Nature The Algorithm That Catches Serial Killers, The Atlantic For…
  • Dec 1

    "Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Illness and Drug Abuse: Overcoming Social and Legal Obstacles"

    "Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Illness and Drug Abuse: Overcoming Social and Legal Obstacles"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Psychedelic Medicine for Mental Illness and Drug Abuse: Overcoming Social and Legal Obstacles" MASON MARKS, Yale Law School, Yale University - Information Society Project Mental illness is a public health crisis.…
  • Nov 30

    "Decoding Guilty Minds"

    "Decoding Guilty Minds"
    Recently posted on SSRN: "Decoding Guilty Minds" MATTHEW R. GINTHER, Court of Federal Claims - Office of Special Masters FRANCIS X. SHEN, University of Minnesota Law School RICHARD J. BONNIE, University of Virginia - School of Law MORRIS B.…
Rank this Week: 188

Law of the Land

Law of the Land

A blog on land use law and Zoning by Albany Law School Associate Dean and Professor Patricia Salkin.

http://lawoftheland.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 184

Securities Law Prof Blog

Securities Law Prof Blog

Covers securities arbitration, state securities law, court decisions and law review articles. By Eric C. Chaffee.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/securities/
  • Dec 5

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Gina-Gail S. Fletcher, Benchmark Regulation, 102 Iowa L. Rev. 1929 (2017). Alison Giest, Comment, Interpreting Public Interest Provisions…
  • Nov 4

    Anderson on Insider Trading

    Anderson on Insider Trading
    John P. Anderson has posted Poetic Expansions of Insider Trading Liability on SSRN with the following abstract: Professors Michael Guttentag and Donna Nagy have each offered arguments suggesting that the entire tipper-tippee framework first…
  • Nov 1

    New Securities Law Articles in Print

    New Securities Law Articles in Print
    The following law review articles relating to securities regulation are now available in paper format: Zachary Ballas, Note, Equity Crowdfunding -- The JOBS Act (Almost) to the Rescue, 25 Cardozo J. Int'l & Comp. L. 317 (2017). Benjamin…
Rank this Week: 204

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Focuses on issues of interest to adjunct law professors, including labor law, employment law, employee benefits law and education law issues. Edited by Mitchell H. Rubinstein.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/
  • Feb 23

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law

    South Texas Law Review: Ethics in Energy and Environmental Law
    South Texas Law Review is hosting its 23rd Annual Symposium tomorrow, February 24, at the school's downtown campus. Information about this symposium is here. Craig Estlinbaum
  • Feb 22

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie

    Supremes Issue Major IDEA Case Concerning Exhaustion of Administrative Remedie
    The IDEA requires exhaustion of administrative remedies before bringing a due process complaint for the denial of a Free and Appropriate Education. But, what about a discrimination claim under the ADA or the Rehabilitation Act for the failure…
  • Feb 8

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State

    Missouri Becomes 28th Right To Work State
    Governor Eric Greitens of Missouri, on Feb. 6, 2017, signed a Bill into law which makes Missouri the 28th right-to-work state. Under this new law, effective August 28, 2017, employers are barred from requiring employees to become, remain, or…
Rank this Week: 223

Dissenting Justice

Dissenting Justice

Provides commentary on law, politics and justice. By Professor Darren Hutchinson.

http://dissentingjustice.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 186

TortsProf Blog

TortsProf Blog

Covers accident and injury law. By Sheila B. Scheuerman and Christopher J. Robinette.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/
  • Dec 13

    TX: PI Lawyer Reported to Spend $4M on Son's 18th Birthday Party

    TX: PI Lawyer Reported to Spend $4M on Son's 18th Birthday Party
    Seems reasonable. The ABA Journal has details.
  • Dec 12

    GA: $26M Med Mal Verdict in Columbu

    GA: $26M Med Mal Verdict in Columbu
    A Columbus, GA woman brought suit against a hospital and one of its physicians based on an allegedly botched neck surgery. After the surgery, among other injuries, the plaintiff went blind, suffered brain damage, and was confined to a…
  • Dec 8

    Cover on Municipal Liability

    Cover on Municipal Liability
    Avidan Cover has posted to SSRN Revisionist Municipal Liability. The abstract provides: The current constitutional torts system under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 affords little relief to victims of government wrongdoing. Victims of police brutality…
Rank this Week: 253

Sports Law Blog

Sports Law Blog

A blog about the legal business of sports by lawyers and law professors.

http://sports-law.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 9

    The overwhelming effect of stays pending appeal

    The overwhelming effect of stays pending appeal
    The Second Circuit denied a stay pending appeal of the denial of an injunction barring suspension of NFL running back Ezekiel Elliott. The court referred to it as an "injunction pending appeal," which is wrong and the improper terminology…
  • Nov 9

    The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law

    The Oxford Handbook of American Sports Law
    As many professors who teach sports law are in the process of deciding which textbook to use in the spring of 2018, the Sports Law Blog wanted to provide you with yet outstanding choice. Oxford University Press will be publishing The Oxford…
  • Oct 25

    Jews and the 2017 World Serie

    Jews and the 2017 World Serie
    Some off-the-cuff baseball history.The 2017 World Series features Jewish players on both teams--Alex Bregman for the Astros and Joc Pederson for the Dodgers. According to Bob Wechsler, author of The Jewish Baseball Card Book, this is the…
Rank this Week: 272

Family Law Prof Blog

Family Law Prof Blog

By Andrea B. Carrol and Margaret Ryznar.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/family_law/
  • Dec 13

    Potential Changes To The Alimony Deduction

    Potential Changes To The Alimony Deduction
    From The Star Tribune: House Republicans pushing a tax overhaul have managed to do something that's extremely difficult to pull off. They've found a way to make the searing pain of divorce even more difficult for families. The reason is...
  • Dec 13

    Polygamy in Canada

    Polygamy in Canada
    From the Economist: MENTION polygamy in Canada and what might come to mind is Bountiful, a suitably named town in British Columbia. It is home to Canada's best-known polygamist, Winston Blackmore, who has an estimated 148 children. He and…
  • Dec 12

    The Co-Parenting Movement

    The Co-Parenting Movement
    From The Washington Post: The every-other-weekend dad, born from two generations of soaring divorce rates, was once a conventional part of American culture. In recent years, more couples have been agreeing to parent after divorce as they did…
Rank this Week: 336

Dorf on Law

Dorf on Law

By Cornell Law School Professor Michael Dorf and his friends.

http://www.dorfonlaw.org/
  • Dec 13

    The Embattled Trump Presidency: Lessons from Fiction

    The Embattled Trump Presidency: Lessons from Fiction
    By William HausdorffIt’s easy to get overwhelmed by information overload regarding the colorful Trump White House, its defenders and its attackers.  But as I learned from Libra,Don DeLillo’s fictionalized account of the John…
  • Dec 12

    When Liberty and Equality Conflict -- And When They Don't

    When Liberty and Equality Conflict -- And When They Don't
    by Michael DorfMy latest Verdict column dives into the weeds of the Masterpiece Cakeshop case. To summarize and over-simplify, I argue that while there are hard cases that pit liberty against equality, Masterpiece Cakeshop should be deemed an…
  • Dec 11

    Republicans' Vapid Defenses of Reverse-Robin Hood Policie

    Republicans' Vapid Defenses of Reverse-Robin Hood Policie
    by Neil H. BuchananAs the Republicans in Congress try to drag their highly unpopular tax bill across the finish line, they have become ever more brazen in admitting what they really think about non-rich people who dare to complain about the…
Rank this Week: 333

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts…

Civil Procedure & Federal Courts Blog

By Robin Effron, Cynthia L. Fountaine, Patricia Hatamyar Moore and Adam Steinman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/civpro/
  • Dec 12

    Ninth Circuit Oral Argument in the Juliana Case: Climate Change, Standing, Mandamus & More

    Ninth Circuit Oral Argument in the Juliana Case: Climate Change, Standing, Mandamus & More
    Yesterday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit heard oral argument in United States v. United States District Court for the District of Oregon. The Ninth Circuit is considering the federal government’s petition for a writ of…
  • Dec 11

    Malveaux on Coleman on Women in Complex Litigation

    Malveaux on Coleman on Women in Complex Litigation
    Now on the Courts Law section of JOTWELL is Suzette Malveaux’s essay, A Prescription for Overcoming Gender Inequity in Complex Litigation: An Idea Whose Time Has Come. Suzette reviews Brooke Coleman’s recent article, A Legal Fempire?:…
  • Dec 8

    Two Interesting SCOTUS Cert Grant

    Two Interesting SCOTUS Cert Grant
    Today the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in several cases, including these two: United States v. Sanchez-Gomez presents the question: “Whether the court of appeals erred in asserting authority to review respondents’ interlocutory…
Rank this Week: 346

Law and Magic Blog

Law and Magic Blog

Discusses the intersection of law and magic, religion, pseudoscience, paranormal, and science.

http://lpcprof.typepad.com/law_and_magic_blog/
Rank this Week: 341

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Legal Writing Prof Blog

Edited by Nancy Soonpaa, Mark E. Wojcik, Judith D. Fischer, Dustin Benham, Lori D. Johnson and Kristen E. Murray.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legalwriting/
  • Dec 8

    Nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education

    Nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education
    The schedule has changed this year for nominations for the Burton Award for Outstanding Contributions to Legal Writing Education. Nominations are due by 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, December 18, 2017. The Burton Awards for Legal Achievement…
  • Dec 8

    LWI One-Day Workshop

    LWI One-Day Workshop
    If you're hosting or attending one of the Legal Writing Institute's One-Day Workshops, please send us a write-up of your workshop (or your part of a workshop) and a photo if you have one. We're happy to post your work...
  • Dec 7

    Congratulations to Emily Grant at Washburn

    Congratulations to Emily Grant at Washburn
    The faculty at Washburn University School of Law in Topeka, Kansas has voted to recommend Emily Grant for tenure and promotion to Professor of Law.
Rank this Week: 368

Feminist Law Professors

Feminist Law Professors

Covers feminism, sexism, reproductive rights and women's health. By Professors Ann Bartow and Bridget Crawford.

http://feministlawprofessors.com
Rank this Week: 475

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Nonprofit Law Prof Blog

Covers federal and state laws and cases affecting non-profits. Edited by David A. Brennen, Darryll K. Jones, Johnny Rex Buckles, John D. Colombo, Susan N. Gary, Vaughn E. James, Thomas A. Kelley III, Lloyd H. Mayer, Nancy A. McLaughlin, Nicholas A. Mirkay, Karla W. Simon, Sophie E. Smyth, Alice M. Thomas, Elaine Waterhouse Wilson, and Miranda Perry Fleischer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/nonprofit/
  • Nov 28

    Follow up on the GOP tax bill repealing the Johnson Amendment

    Follow up on the GOP tax bill repealing the Johnson Amendment
    Last week the proposed GOP tax bill allowing churches to endorse political candidates while maintaining their tax-exempt status was expanded. The expanded version of the provision includes all 501(c)(3) organizations. The expanded provision…
  • Nov 26

    GOP Tax Bill Allowing Churches to Participate in Political Activity

    GOP Tax Bill Allowing Churches to Participate in Political Activity
    The new tax bill proposed in Congress has a provision that would allow churches to endorse political candidates while keeping their tax-exempt status. The provision would deny the IRS money to enforce denial or revocation of churches…
  • Nov 25

    Churches and Their Support of Political Candidate

    Churches and Their Support of Political Candidate
    Churches are automatically 501(c)(3) organizations, and as a result, they don’t need to apply to receive their tax-exempt status. Like all 501(c)(3)’s, churches are prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in ant political…
Rank this Week: 455

M & A Law Prof Blog

M & A Law Prof Blog

Edited by Brian J.M. Quinn, Afra Afsharipour, and Michael A. Woronoff.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/mergers/
  • Aug 18

    Faculty Position - Richmond

    Faculty Position - Richmond
    Richmond is seeking to fill slots in the corporate area. See notice below: The University of Richmond School of Law seeks to fill three tenure-track positions for the 2018-2019 academic year, including one in corporate/securities law.…
  • Apr 21

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting

    Call for Papers: Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting
    CALL FOR PAPERS AALS Section on Transactional Law and Skills Access to the Courts in the Transactional Setting 2018 AALS Annual Meeting San Diego, CA This call for papers solicits unpublished papers that analyze the question of access to…
  • Apr 4

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation

    Call for Papers: Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation
    Fifth Annual Workshop for Corporate & Securities Litigation: Call for Papers UCLA School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Richmond School of Law, Boston University School of Law, and University of Illinois College of Law,…
Rank this Week: 485

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

Journal of Law, Economics & Policy

From George Mason University School of Law.

http://jlep.net/home/
  • May 25

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2017-2018 Incoming Masthead
    2017-2018 Editorial Board Editor-in-Chief Bonnie Kelly Executive Editor Steven Horn Managing & Publications Editor Erich Grome Articles Editor Samantha Trussel Notes Editor Brian Silver Research & Articles Selection Editor…
  • Sep 4

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member

    JLEP Welcomes its New Candidate Member
    The Journal of Law, Economics & Policy would like to announce and welcome its 2015-2016 Candidate Members.  Congratulations! Abby Chestnut Allison Curry Anshika Mehrotra Blake Browning Christian Nee David Showalter…
  • Jun 18

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead

    JLEP Congratulates Its 2015-2016 Incoming Masthead
    Editor-in-Chief Manmeet Dhindsa Executive Editor Jesse Hong Managing Editor Gwen Ball Senior Articles Editor Samantha Grunberg Senior Notes Editor Geoff Moody Senior Research Editor Liz Dalton Research Editor Matt Devendorf Articles Selection…
Rank this Week: 383

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Dec 13

    ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)

    ADR and Access to Justice: Current Perspectives (at this year’s AALS Meeting)
    Courtesy of my Moritz College of Law colleague, Ellen Deason: As you prepare for the AALS Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, plan on attending the Alternative Dispute Resolution Section’s program on Thursday, January 4 at 1:30…
  • Dec 13

    DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”

    DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel: “Peace you make with your enemies”
    This afternoon we visited the Israeli Museum and had the pleasure of meeting with Yitzhak Rabin’s daughter, Dalia Rabin. The Museum is intentionally “not a mausoleum” but the living history both of Yitzhak Rabin and of…
  • Dec 13

    DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel – Justice Aharon Barak

    DR Law Faculty Seminar in Israel – Justice Aharon Barak
    Justice Aharon Barak joined the Supreme Court of Israel in 1978, and became its President in 1995, serving until 2006. He is widely considered one of the greatest Israeli jurists. (See his full bio here.) This morning the Academic Partners…
Rank this Week: 572

ataxingmatter

ataxingmatter

Tax law and economics by Linda Beale

http://ataxingmatter.blogs.com/tax/
  • Dec 13

    Hope Lives: Pressing Collins and Corker and Flake on Tax Bill

    Hope Lives: Pressing Collins and Corker and Flake on Tax Bill
    The Republicans' proposed tax legislation--whether the House or Senate version--is despicable. It will exacerbate the already devastating income and wealth inequality in this country, leave the federal government without adequate funds for…
  • Dec 12

    The Utterly Terrible GOP Tax "Reform" Scam

    The Utterly Terrible GOP Tax "Reform" Scam
    The Republicans in the House and Senate continue on their downhill rush to pass their so-called "tax reform" plan before the holiday break. It's a mad rush to nowhere, a corrupt process of "please the oligarch" that will…
  • Oct 20

    Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's Forked Tongue on Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

    Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's Forked Tongue on Tax Cuts for the Wealthy
    Shortly before the inauguration, Steve Mnuchin discussed the incoming administration's tax plans and announced the Mnuchin Rule--that "[a]ny reductions we have in upper-income taxes will be offset by less deductions so that there will be…
Rank this Week: 643

EvidenceProf Blog

EvidenceProf Blog

Edited by Colin Miller, Jeffrey Bellin and Ben Trachtenberg.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/evidenceprof/
  • Dec 13

    Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Georgia

    Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Georgia
    This is the eleventh in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with…
  • Dec 12

    Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Florida

    Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: Florida
    This is the tenth in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with…
  • Dec 11

    Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: D.C.

    Cyntoia Brown & the "51-To-Life" Project: D.C.
    This is the ninth in a series of posts on the "51-To-Life" Project. In Tennessee, if a juvenile is convicted of first-degree murder, there are two sentencing options: (1) life without the possibility of parole; or (2) life with…
Rank this Week: 554

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Poverty Law Prof Blog

Covers global poverty, welfare and current affairs. By Professors Ezra Rosser and Lowell Kent Hull.

http://maximinlaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 603

Ratio Juris

Ratio Juris

Offers perspectives on judicial decisionmaking and the legal process. By Professors Jim Chen, Alfred Brophy, Stefanie Lindquist, R.J. Lipkin, Chad M. Oldfather, Lori A. Ringhand, and Elizabeth Weeks.

http://ratiojuris.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 671

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

Brian Leiter's Law School Reports

News about law professors and law schools. By University of Texas School of Law Professor Brian R. Leiter.

http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/
Rank this Week: 537

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Environmental Law Prof Blog

Edited by Deepa Badrinarayana, Blake Hudson, Lesley K. McAllister, Dave Owen, Todd Aagaard, Robin Kundis Craig and Jessica Owley.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/environmental_law/
  • Dec 5

    Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments Litigation

    Grand Staircase-Escalante and Bears Ears National Monuments Litigation
    The map of central and southern Utah has changed dramatically in the last 24 hours. Yesterday, roughly half of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and over 90% of the Bears Ears National Monument were eliminated, returning those…
  • Dec 5

    ASU Sustainability Law Conference

    ASU Sustainability Law Conference
    Arizona State University recently announced its Call for Presentation and Panel Proposals for its Fourth Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators. The conference will be held on May 11, 2018, at ASU’s new law school…
  • Sep 27

    Agencies, Judges, Deference, and Work

    Agencies, Judges, Deference, and Work
    Lately, judicial deference to agency decision-making is a hot topic (by administrative law standards, at least). Judges and law professors are always talking about deference, but the recent attack on Chevron deference, spearheaded by…
Rank this Week: 605

The Legal Satyricon

The Legal Satyricon

Occasionally irreverent thoughts on the law. By Professor Marc J. Randazza.

http://randazza.wordpress.com
  • Dec 5

    Randazza: The Legal Battle Over Andrew Anglin Continue

    Randazza: The Legal Battle Over Andrew Anglin Continue
    An article about one of Marc Randazza’s most controversial and groundbreaking cases  – a case involving the founder of a Neo-Nazi website Andrew Anglin – was published in the December issue of the Atlantic magazine. The…
  • Dec 5

    Marc Randazza: The Legal Battle Over Andrew Anglin Continue

    Marc Randazza: The Legal Battle Over Andrew Anglin Continue
    An article about one of Marc Randazza’s most controversial and groundbreaking cases  – a case involving the founder of a Neo-Nazi website Andrew Anglin – was published in the December issue of the Atlantic magazine. The…
  • Nov 3

    Marc Randazza protects the rights to free expression

    Marc Randazza protects the rights to free expression
    Marс Randazza is defending the right to reproduce and distribute works that are in the public domain, pursuant to the principals of free expression and the First Amendment. While Randazza’s client has not admitted to copying or…
Rank this Week: 626

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 637

PropertyProf Blog

PropertyProf Blog

Edited by Stephen Clowney and Tanya D. Marsh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/property/
  • Nov 29

    CFP: Fourth Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educator

    CFP: Fourth Annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educator
    (This just in from Troy Rule @ASU:) The Program on Law and Sustainability at ASU Law launched the annual Sustainability Conference of American Legal Educators in May 2015. This innovative conference is a national event hosted each spring for…
  • Nov 19

    What Does a Trump CFPB Director Mean for Mortgage Credit and Homeownership?

    What Does a Trump CFPB Director Mean for Mortgage Credit and Homeownership?
    Now that Richard Cordray is on his way out as director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), banking and financial services lobbyists are gearing up to attempt to unwind some of the bureau’s regulatory work and to put a...
  • Nov 2

    CFP: ABA Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law

    CFP: ABA Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law
    Managing the Tensions and Conflicts Among Affordable Housing, Community Development, and Fair Housing Law The Journal of Affordable Housing & Community Development Law (the Journal) is the nation’s only law journal dedicated to…
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The University of Chicago Law…

The University of Chicago Law School Faculty Podcast

Listen to lectures by and discussions with the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.

https://soundcloud.com/uchicagolaw
  • Nov 21

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"

    Henry Shue, "Gambling with Their Climate: Future Generations, Negative Emissions, & Risk Transfers"
    This lecture defends three main theses: (I) that all decisions about the degree of ambition for emissions mitigation are unavoidably also decisions about how to distribute risk across generations and, more specifically, (II) that the less…
  • Sep 20

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective

    Supreme Court Preview 2017: Highlights and Perspective
    On the first Monday in October, the Supreme Court session opens. Professors Adam Chilton, Aziz Huq, and Daniel Hemel offer insight into some of the issues the Court will hear in the upcoming year. Recorded on September 18, 2017, in…
  • May 2

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"

    Aaron Nielson, "The Past and Future of Deference: From Justice Scalia to Justice Gorsuch"
    With commentary by Professor Daniel Hemel Professor Nielson is a law professor at Brigham Young University and teaches/writes in the areas of administrative law, civil procedure, federal courts, and antitrust. Before joining the faculty,…
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Animal Blawg

Animal Blawg

Covers animal law, ethics and policy. By Professor David N. Cassuto.

https://animalblawg.wordpress.com
  • Nov 9

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship

    Harvard Animal Law & Policy Program Legislative Policy Fellowship
    David Cassuto An exciting opportunity.  Note the tight deadline: Applications currently being accepted for the 2017-18 Legislative Policy Fellowship through November 15, 2017. The deadline to submit applications…
  • Oct 20

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency

    “Envisioning an Animal Anti-Cruelty Agency
    David Cassuto The Shameless Self-Promotion Desk is back in business:  Herewith an article about an article by me and a former student of mine calling for the creation of federal animal protection agencies in the United States and Brazil.…
  • Oct 19

    A New & Worthy Member of the Animal Blog Community

    A New & Worthy Member of the Animal Blog Community
    David Cassuto From the email: Friends of Animals of Animals, in partnership with Professor Martha C. Nussbaum, has launched a new project: Establishing the Legal, Scientific and Philosophical Basis for A Right to Ethical Consideration for…
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New York Court Watcher

New York Court Watcher

Covers the United States Supreme Court, the New York Court of Appeals and other federal and state appeals courts. By Professor Vincent Martin Bonventre.

http://www.newyorkcourtwatcher.com/
  • Oct 1

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?

    A Supremely Blockbuster New Term?
    For much of the last two terms, the United States Supreme Court was short one Justice. The vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia in early 2016 remained unfilled until the appointment of Neil Gorsuch late last term. During…
  • Aug 2

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge

    Gorsuch, Part 6: The Now-Justice Like the Then-Judge
    We've seen how Neil Gorsuch's record as an appeals court judge was ultra-conservative. Reviewing those cases where he stuck his neck out to disagree publicly with his colleagues by writing a dissenting opinion--presumably because he felt…
  • Jul 16

    Gorsuch, Part 5: Criminal Cases--His Past IS Prologue

    Gorsuch, Part 5: Criminal Cases--His Past IS Prologue
    In the last post, we began to look at now-Justice Neil Gorsuch's record as a federal appeals judge. [See Part 4.] We looked at his dissenting opinions--those very revealing writings--during his time on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, which…
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MediaBerkman

MediaBerkman

Harvard Law School Berkman Center for Internet & Society Podcast.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/mediaberkman
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • Dec 15

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It

    Radio Berkman 238: Fake News & How To Stop It
    Listen: or download | …also in Ogg Even before Election Day, 2016, observers of technology & journalism were delivering warnings about the spread of fake news. Headlines like “Pope Francis Shocks World, Endorses Donald…
  • May 31

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community

    Dalia Topelson Ritvo and Kira Hessekiel: Exploring Corporate Structures and Governance Models for the Open-Source Community
    Organizations that develop open source software are often inherently fragmented and loosely-networked, which can make governance and decision-making a challenge. In addition, as the open source community grows and becomes more global, so too…
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The Antitrust Hotch Potch

The Antitrust Hotch Potch

Offers critical comments on EC competition law and policy. By Professor Damien Geradin and Nicholas Petit.

http://professorgeradin.blogs.com/professor_geradins_weblog/
  • May 1

    CNN Interviews on the Google case

    CNN Interviews on the Google case
    I had my 10 minutes of fame a few days ago when I was interviewed twice on CNN: http://edition.cnn.com/videos/business/2015/04/15/wbt-intv-lake-geradin-google-eu-antitrust-charges.cnn…
  • Apr 7

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche

    Loyalty Rebates after Intel: Time for the European Court of Justice to Overrule Hoffman-La Roche
    My recent paper on the controversial Intel judgment of the CJEU can be found here. Abstract: In June 2014, the GCEU confirmed the Decision of the European Commission that condemned Intel for breaching Article 102 TFEU by adopting exclusive…
  • Mar 26

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry

    Commissioner Vestager proposing an e-commerce inquiry
    Competition: Commissioner Vestager announces proposal for e-commerce sector inquiry Brussels, 26 March 2015 The European Commissioner in charge of competition policy Margrethe Vestager announced today at a conference in Berlin a forthcoming…
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Mootness: The Moot Court Blog

Mootness: The Moot Court Blog

Provides competition results & news, resources & commentary about interscholastic appellate advocacy. By Chicago-Kent College of Law Professor Kent Streseman.

http://mootness.typepad.com/mootness/
  • Sep 18

    Brands of food processor

    Brands of food processor
    Now, let’s talk about the brands a bit, and why it’s so important to buy the best food processor on the market to fit your needs. Food processors don’t come cheap that’s a fact. Well, good ones at least. And if you get…
  • Sep 11

    How to choose a food processor

    How to choose a food processor
    If we were to pick a single category of items in everyman’s household as the most important one, I would certainly opt for the one handling the food we eat. I’m inclined to believe you would agree with me. That’s why I…
  • Sep 6

    Quality aspects of a food processor

    Quality aspects of a food processor
    As with pretty much every product out there, best food processor is a combination of certain factors. I will point them out here for you, so you could know what to look for once you decide to hit the stores, or just order one online. So,…
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Georgetown Law Webcasts and…

Georgetown Law Webcasts and Podcasts

Audio from discussions, lectures and panels at Georgetown Law School.

http://apps.law.georgetown.edu/webcasts/
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Law School Academic Support Blog

Law School Academic Support Blog

Edited by Rebecca Flanagan, Amy Jarmon, Daniel Weddle, Myra Orlen, Alex Ruskell, Bonnie Stepleton and Lisa Young.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/academic_support/
  • Dec 13

    When the Screen Freeze

    When the Screen Freeze
    How individuals manage difficult moments or periods of crisis is very telling of who they are as individuals, their perseverance, and their strength. As the title states, what happens when students are in the process of taking an exam and...
  • Dec 12

    Shopper's Guide to Bar Review Products, 1 of 2

    Shopper's Guide to Bar Review Products, 1 of 2
    In this two-part series, I hope to provide you with the information you'll need to make an informed decision when you select which commercial company (or companies) you'll use to prepare for the bar exam. In Part 1, I'll introduce...
  • Dec 11

    Position Opening for Assistant Professor/Director for Center for Academic and Bar Readiness at La Verne

    Position Opening for Assistant Professor/Director for Center for Academic and Bar Readiness at La Verne
    La Verne College of Law is seeking a Director for CABR. Please see a brief description below. If anyone is interested, you can apply here. The University of La Verne College of Law seeks an experienced, energetic, and dynamic person...
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Religious Left Law

Religious Left Law

Politically progressive law professors from various religious traditions discuss law and cognate subjects from their unique perspectives: Legal theory, politics, and comparative theology.

http://www.religiousleftlaw.com/
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Law at the End of the Day

Law at the End of the Day

Focuses on issues and the differences in how the law relates to economic organizations, political organizations, religious, ethnic and family organizations. By Penn State Dickinson School of Law Professor Larry Catá Backer.

http://lcbackerblog.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 12

    The List as Law: CARICOM, Cuba and the EU's Tax Haven List

    The List as Law: CARICOM, Cuba and the EU's Tax Haven List
    (Pix; CARICOM-Cuba leaders condemn EU tax haven list )Many have been arguing for some time that the nature and character of regulation has been changing dramatically over the last couple of decades.  While we all pay homage to the…
  • Dec 12

    Sara Seck: "Reflections on Business, Human Rights, the Environment, and Climate Justice"

    Sara Seck: "Reflections on Business, Human Rights, the Environment, and Climate Justice"
    I am thrilled to re-post a recent post written by Sara Seck, "Reflections on Business, Human Rights, the Environment, and Climate Justice," which appeared first in the Dalhousie University Environmental Law News Blog of 4 December 2017. It is…
  • Dec 10

    The Affair of the Sonic Weapons Attack--The Cuban Action Within a Global Web

    The Affair of the Sonic Weapons Attack--The Cuban Action Within a Global Web
    (Pix from Rene Gómez Manzano, Lo que gana Cuba con el romance Kim-Castro:¿Se ha excedido el gobierno de la Isla con las obligaciones que dicta la hospitalidad? CubaNet (28 Nov. 2017))I have suggested that since November, the…
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The Hugh Hewitt Show

The Hugh Hewitt Show

Covers politics.

http://www.hughhewitt.com/
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Stanford Center for Internet and…

Stanford Center for Internet and Society Blogs

Covers civil rights and technological innovation.

http://cyberlaw.stanford.edu/blog
  • Dec 11

    Why the FCC should prevent ISPs from micromanaging our live

    Why the FCC should prevent ISPs from micromanaging our live
    This piece is co-written by Brett Frischmann and Evan Selinger*.  Network neutrality prevents broadband Internet service providers from micromanaging our lives online. Constraining the networks this way enables and even empowers Internet…
  • Dec 11

    Local News Makes Communities Smarter. But Without Net Neutrality, It Doesn't Have a Chance.

    Local News Makes Communities Smarter. But Without Net Neutrality, It Doesn't Have a Chance.
    It’s no secret that local news outlets are struggling in the internet age. But it’s also beyond doubt that local news makes communities more connected, informed, and civically engaged. Local news outlets uncover stories that no…
  • Dec 5

    Net Neutrality -- Privacy Silver Bullet, or Can of Worms?

    Net Neutrality -- Privacy Silver Bullet, or Can of Worms?
    When FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced last week that he would eliminate the "fair play" rules known as Net neutrality, he took a step that some economists and technologists worry will eventually lead to the monopolization of Internet services…
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